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Phoenix end Hawks unbeaten start to the season

SOUTH East Melbourne Phoenix got the job done against the top of the table The Hawks in convincing fashion (98-82) to notch up their third win of the season. It was an even start to the game before the Phoenix found their rhythm and ran away with it in the third and end the Hawks […]

NBL21: Round 4 preview – Melbourne United and Hawks look to remain undefeated

ONLY two teams remain undefeated heading into Round 4 of the National Basketball League (NBL) with Melbourne United and Illawarra Hawks hoping to keep their hot streak going. The Breakers, United and Taipans all play two games this round as the Breakers hunt for their first win for 2021. Brisbane Bullets vs. Melbourne United Friday, […]

NBL 2021: Round 3 stats leaders

AFTER three rounds of National Basketball League (NBL) action there are a number of players that have upped the ante and taken the competition by storm. Draft Central takes a look at the top performers in their respective areas with a number of familiar faces topping the table given their consistency, star power and skillset […]

United keep unblemished start to the season intact

THE Melbourne derby lived up to the hype as Melbourne United clinched an eight point victory over South East Melbourne Phoenix (96-90). A breakaway second and third quarter ultimately told the tale of the game with United separating themselves from their crosstown rivals to claim their third straight win of the season. It was level […]

Phoenix triumph in thriller rematch to secure maiden franchise victory

THE South East Melbourne Phoenix infiltrated the ‘Jungle’ and secured their first franchise win against the Perth Wildcats winning a one-point thriller, 90-89. It was the second consecutive matchup for both teams as the Phoenix squared the ledger up after some ill-discipline on the glass and with possession cost them on Sunday. Given Adam Gibson […]

NBL21 Round 3 preview: Victoria to host first NBL match of the season as blockbuster round awaits

NATIONAL Basketball League (NBL) Round 3 action tips off tonight, in what is a blockbuster eight-game round, the biggest of the season thus far. The round yet again features a few rematches, as Adelaide 36ers, Perth Wildcats, Brisbane Bullets and Cairns Taipans all remain at home venues. For the first time this season, an all-Victorian […]

Phoenix turn tables on 36ers to claim first win

SOUTH East Melbourne Phoenix are on the board in the 2021 National Basketball League (NBL) season, downing Adelaide 36ers by six points to reverse the result of their Round 1 clash. In that encounter, it took double-overtime for the 36ers to pull through with a win, but this time it was the Phoenix that managed […]

NBL21 Round 2 preview: Rematches galore, while Breakers and Wildcats enter the fray

ROUND 2 of the National Basketball League (NBL) tips off tonight, with several games rematches of Round 1 contests throughout the week. With one game on every night, basketball fans will be treated to some high-class matches, and it all begins back in Adelaide with the 36ers and Phoenix locking horns. Adelaide 36ers vs. South […]

Giddey up: Adelaide 36ers get the win thanks to future star

NATIONAL Basketball League (NBL) Next Star young gun Josh Giddey has guided the Adelaide 36ers to their first win of the season in a tense double overtime victory against South East Melbourne Phoenix last night. Following the 36ers’ defeat at the hands of Melbourne United on Friday night, the team returned to the Adelaide Entertainment […]

NBL21 Round 1 preview: Taipans, Hawks and 36ers to double up in opening round

A FIVE-game opening round which features seven of the nine teams was eventually indicative of what became of the 2020 season. Just when it looked like 2021 was going to be a better version on its predecessor, the global pandemic reared its head once again, and the National Basketball League (NBL) was forced to make […]

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